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Two months after the attack at Pittsburgh congregation Dor Hadash, we revisit the community.

Jennifer Janes may live in the same city she had as a teen, but she’s traveled a long road to find her spiritual home in Reconstructionist Judaism and Congregation Beth Am in San Antonio, Texas.

This article is adapted from a talk at the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation Tikkun Olam Kallah, March 2003.

Summarized discussion among Reconstructionist educators on childrens' High Holiday services

In the wake of the Syrian refugee crisis, Congregation Dorshei Emet in Montreal campaigned to sponsor four refugee families. We were happy to hear that the first of the four families arrived in Canada last month.

An email discussion between educators about teaching Hanukkah and the implications of different approaches. 

Reconstructionist Judaism takes seriously our obligation to act together to address injustice and suffering. To do so, Rabbi Elliot Tepperman argues, our congregations need to be places where we can safely engage in political and ethical agitation and disagreement, while avoiding mere irritation.

Congregation B'nai Israel in Willimantic, Connecticut underwent a long communal Reconstructionist process to decide on congregational rules for Shabbat practice. This is the result.

An empowering retelling of the Hanukkah story that emphasizes theology and remembering rather than miracles or military might.

This printable resource pairs selected quotes from Solomon Northup's autobiographical memoir, "12 Years a Slave," with quotes from the Exodus and other Jewish texts.

Overview of the centrality of Jewish texts in congregational conversations around Jewish values

This manual provides practical suggestions and tools for lesson planning and classroom management. It includes excellent resources for bringing a "multiple intelligences" awareness into classrooms.

How can you delight two- and three-year-olds with chanting of Torah in ancient melodies called trope?

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